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They Got NEXT — Chicago Sinfonietta Celebrates 35 Years
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Sinfonietta, like so many organizations, was forced to reimagine itself, pivoting programming and performances to a fully virtual space.
Congo Square Play Promotes Healing, Catharsis in Chicago
Congo Square Theatre is an ensemble dedicated to producing transformative work rooted in the African Diaspora. For 20 years it has committed to telling stories by and for Black people.
Congo Square Theatre Company
Our Statement on the Capitol Attack
Tonight, we lament a dark day in our nation. Tomorrow, we work to make the days ahead much brighter.
Joyce Backs Enhanced Global Climate Commitment
The Joyce Foundation is proud to join other philanthropic organizations in an enhanced, multi-billion-dollar commitment to investing in effective climate solutions.
$15 Million in New Grants
The Foundation wrapped up 2020 by awarding 110 new grants totaling nearly $15 million to nonprofits and other organizations in December.
Joyce Foundation Expands Racial Equity Investing
New initiative to seed next generation of investment managers.
From Exceptionalism to Equity
Op-Ed: We Are Still Living in the Jackie Robinson Age of Financial Services
Joyce Foundation Welcomes Samper, Smith Baker to Board of Directors
Cristián Samper, president and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, and Chanda Smith Baker, the senior vice president of impact with The Minneapolis Foundation, have been elected to serve on the Joyce Foundation’s board of directors.
News Release: Recognizing America’s Cultural Treasures
“America’s Cultural Treasures” initiative will provide multi-year grants in response to COVID-19 pandemic.
New Joyce Awards Collaboration: ATNSC with M. Carmen Lane and Shaun Leonardo
The Joyce Foundation is delighted to announce that ATNSC: The Center for Healing & Creative Leadership, founded and directed by M. Carmen Lane, will now be serving as the commissioning arts organization of the “Somebody: Mourning at the Temple” project.
How We're Responding to the COVID Crisis
Our focus at the Joyce Foundation has been to support our grantees and our communities, to take care of our employees, and to find ways in which we can do more to help eliminate the structural racial inequities brought to the fore by this moment.
Foundation Names Kayce Ataiyero Managing Director of Communications
Kayce Ataiyero now the managing director of communications at the Joyce Foundation.